Design your server from the ground up with security in mind
24th October 2019
One of the most crucial challenges facing many businesses in today’s cyber world is keeping it’s data safe. The concept of security, data security and data protection has moved further into speciality areas of responsibility to mainstream corporate responsibility and corporate governance.
One of the essential jobs for a DBA is keeping your data safe, but this role is not limited just to a DBA. Developers, system administrators and IT users all have a role to play too. The best way to ensure that a system is secure is to design it from the ground up with security in mind, so it’s essential to consider every person and role involved in interacting with a system.
Why all the fuss? To a cyber criminal or hacker, data is money. Personal information such as names, address, and banks details are worth a lot. Hackers continue to develop more sophisticated means to steal data every second of every day, so precaution must be made to ensure your data is protected at all times.
With the introduction of GDPR, there are considerable repercussions, including enormous fines for those who fail to collect, manage and dispose of data inappropriate ways. So, ensuring that your data is secure has become more critical than ever to everyone at all levels in the business. With this in mind, what can we do to ensure our SQL server is as secure as possible?